Inspired by the flashing lights of a casino lights show is Lucky Links an Irish themed slot game by Microgaming and Just for the Win. With five-reels, four rows and twenty fixed paylines, the game has a totally original game engine. On the slot, players can land winning combinations in both directions, from left to right and right to left across a payline, essentially doubling the paylines. Lucky Links is available to be played on all devices, and a spin of the reels will cost players a minimum of 10p and a maximum of £250 and comes with a jackpot of 7.5x and a lucky Links bonus feature.
Irish themed slot games are nothing new in the online casino world, however, this one by Microgaming is. Lucky Links is designed in a way that is far from the norm, and its game engine makes for exciting and engaging play throughout. The design of the game is also interesting, it clearly has sought inspiration from casino light shows, especially with the design of the purple hazy background to the reels. However, on the reels, there is also evidence of an Irish theme in the symbol selection.
How to Play:
On Lucky Links players will be seeking to win payouts. To do this a combination of three matching symbols must land on a payline. There are twenty fixed paylines to land on, however, on Lucky Links wins can be landed in both directions on each payline. Prior to starting a player will need to select their stake. A minimum stake of 10p is available, with the highest bet possible per spin being £250. Each symbol landing will have a different value and the more that land, the higher that value will be. The top prize on offer on the game is a 7.5x our stake win.
Unfortunately, on Lucky Links, there is no traditional wild symbol which helps complete combinations. There is also no bonus symbol as the bonus feature is random. However, there is still valuable symbols on the reels split into most lucrative and least lucrative. The least valuable symbols are the shiny playing card suit symbols hearts, spades, diamonds, and clubs. The more lucrative symbols are theme symbols, these include acorns, lucky four-leaf clovers, red 7's, a horseshoe and the games logo. The games logo is the most lucrative worth 7.5x for a five-symbol combination.
Lucky Links Feature:
The games bonus feature is the Lucky Links feature. This feature is what the entire game is centered around. It is triggered at random intervals. When triggered, it will select a symbol at random to highlight with a gold frame. If two or more symbols line up with the gold frame, a respin will be awarded. During the respin the symbols with gold frozen. After the respin if another symbol lands matching, and lined up, it too will be framed in gold and another respin awarded. This continues until no more get framed in gold.